Anthem of the Ummah-A Poem by Muhammad Iqbal

In 1904, Muhammad Iqbal wrote a poem titled Tarana-e-Hindi which roughly translates to "Anthem of the people of India". It reflected his desire for a secular Indian culture which bound together Muslims and Hind...

Imam Ash-Shafi’s poem on his deathbed

إلَيكَ إلـهُ الخَلْـق أرْفَــعُ رَغبَتِي *** و‘نْ كُنتُ يَا ذا المَنّ والجُودِ مُجْرِما ‘To You, the Creator, I raise my longing, And even if I am, O possessor of kindness and generosity, an evildoer, a c...